JOOLA, the prominent name in table tennis and pickleball, has proudly introduced Tyson McGuffin as the newest addition to its roster of sponsored athletes. McGuffin acclaimed as “The most electrifying man in sports” by Barstool Sports, is famous for his prowess on the court and all-action style of play.
A Pickleball Icon
With his illustrious record, Tyson McGuffin has captivated fans and peers and solidified his stature as an icon of the pickleball realm. His achievements include two-time US Open Champion, a five-time National Champion, a twelve-time PPA Champion, and a Triple Crown winner.
“We are thrilled to welcome Tyson McGuffin to the JOOLA family,” remarked Richard Lee, JOOLA CEO. “Tyson’s energy, skill, and dedication to the sport perfectly align with JOOLA’s commitment to excellence.
“This partnership signifies our shared passion for pushing the boundaries of the sport and contributing to the growth of pickleball worldwide.”
The collaboration between Tyson McGuffin and JOOLA will see him prominently featuring the brand at tournaments and events.
McGuffin commented, “As the sport is evolving, I’m evolving. I want to continue working to be a better athlete, a better coach, and a better father/husband.
“I feel like this is a perfect time in my career to start this next chapter. I am extremely excited to be partnering with JOOLA.”
His Signature Magnus Paddle
McGuffin is set to represent JOOLA at the 2024 PPA Masters Tournament, where he will unveil the signature Magnus paddle, which launches early this year. He will join Dekel Bar and Meghan Dizon at the tournament, participating both alongside them and in the singles field.
Keep updated on exclusive content, behind-the-scenes insights, and upcoming events, including the Tyson McGuffin signature PB camps at tysonmcguffin.com.
Established in 1952, JOOLA has been a trailblazer in table tennis. Expanding into pickleball in 2022, it swiftly attracted top names in the sport. As a sponsor of Major League Pickleball and the APP Tour, JOOLA combines expertise with fresh perspectives, bringing synergy and innovation to the pickleball market.
Based in Rockville, MD, JOOLA is owned by Sport Squad, Inc. and crafts equipment, apparel, and accessories for pickleball players, catering to both professionals and enthusiasts.
About Tyson McGuffin
JOOLA Pro Tyson McGuffin, 31, is one of professional pickleball’s most accomplished figures.
Transitioning from a background as a 5.5 ranked tennis player to the #1 ranking in men’s pro pickleball doubles and holds the #2 spot in men’s singles.
Hailing from Lake Chelan, Washington, Tyson McGuffin emerged as a natural athlete in a family deeply rooted in wrestling. Despite excelling in wrestling during his early and high school years, Tyson ventured into college tennis, clinching two state titles for Lake Chelan in tennis during his junior and senior years.
Tyson coached tennis for six years before his introduction to pickleball. His rapid ascent in the sport was evident from the outset, clinching Silver in Men’s Pro Singles at his debut USAPA Nationals tournament as a pro.
He is an IPTPA and PPR certified coach and teaches through ventures such as Tyson McGuffin Signature PB Camps, TM PB Coaching, and The Tyson McGuffin Show Podcast.
Married to Megan McGuffin, Tyson is a father to three children: Skyler, 13; Ty, six; and Banks, one month.
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